Small Green Roofs: Low-Tech Options for Greener Living

Small Green Roofs: Low-Tech Options for Greener Living

John Little, Edmund C. Snodgrass

Until now, the golf green roof circulation has been constrained to large-scale, expert endeavors and public constructions. yet owners in every single place are catching onto the advantages of a eco-friendly roof ― water conservation, strength reductions, and typhoon water administration. In Small eco-friendly Roofs authors Dunnett, Gedge, Little, and Snodgrass profile usual householders who scaled eco-friendly roofs all the way down to the family level.

Small eco-friendly Roofs is the 1st ebook to target small-scale and family eco-friendly roofs. greater than 40 profiles of small and domestic-scale tasks of all styles and sizes comprise eco-friendly roofs on sheds, backyard workplaces, studios, garages, homes, bicycle sheds, and different small constructions, in addition to numerous group tasks. for every venture, information are given for layout, building, and deploy, in addition to how-to pointers on how the roof used to be planted and cared for.

For readers searching for proposal whilst hiring a contractor or taking the adventurous step of creating their very own, Small eco-friendly Roofs offers the data and encouragement to make it possible.

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